Weston, Clevedon and Portishead Railway
The Weston, Clevedon and Portishead Light Railway (WCPR) was conceived and built initially as a tramway to link the three small North Somerset coastal towns of Weston-super-Mare, Clevedon and Portishead in the 1880s. It was a standard gauge light railway which operated on a shoestring. It was 13.8 miles (22.2 km) long with 19 stations or halts most of which had a small shelter and no platform. The line ran through sparsly-populated and level countryside. Most of the locomotives and rolling…
STEAM: KENT AND EAST SUSSEX RAILWAY [VISIT 1066 COUNTRY]
Until I met my husband and moved to the South Coast, I was a miserable, stressed out commuter. A train commuter, which I often felt was the worst kind. Every evening I'd finish billing clients,
NOSTALGIA: The train now leaving Langstone – is causing long traffic jams
We continue today with some of the photographs from my colleague Bob Hind’s new book Portsmouth in Transition.